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'''Butthole Surfers''' is an American Rock music|rock band formed by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas in 1981. The band has had numerous personnel changes, but its core lineup of Haynes, Leary, and drum kit|drummer King Coffey has been consistent since 1983. Teresa Taylor|Teresa Nervosa served as second drummer from 1983 to 1985, 1986 to 1989, and 2009. The band has also employed a variety of bass players, most notably Jeff Pinkus.Azerrad, ''Our Band'', p. 289.Lieck, "Reissuing the Butthole Surfers: Tongue-in-Cheek Terror", Austin Chronicle vol. 18 No. 52. Rooted in the 1980s hardcore punk scene, Butthole Surfers quickly became known for their chaotic and disturbing live shows, black comedy, and a sound that incorporated elements of Psychedelic rock|psychedelia, noise rock|noise, punk rock and, later, electronica, as...
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